Pacheco, W. (2012, March 18). Students lack Internet access: Students lacking Internet access at home struggle.

How many of our students struggle to complete home assignments because of lack of Internet access? Every time 15-year-old Eduardo Pu00e9rez is assigned an online project at school, he and his mother scramble to a family member’s home, library or Wi-Fi hot spot because they can’t afford Internet access at home. The Lee Middle School eighth-grader often depends on his 4G smartphone to do research, but the 4-inch screen is a strain on his eyes. Computer labs at public libraries fill quickly, and finding a nearby Wi-Fi-enabled cafu00e9 in the low-income area of west Orlando’s Lake Mann Estates is a challenge.

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